Bryn Carroll
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Bryn Carroll

Women's Lacrosse Falls at Boston University 16-7

Holy Cross Athletics   04-18-2018
Stat Comparison
Category HC BU
Goals 7 16
Shots 30 44
Ground Balls 23 25
Draw Controls 16 10
Saves 19 13
Caused TOs 8 14
Clears 19-22 20-21
Box Score

BOSTON, Mass. – The Holy Cross women’s lacrosse team was defeated by Boston University, 16-7, on Wednesday at Nickerson Field.  

Boston University (8-6, 4-3 PL) took a two goal lead before Holy Cross (5-10, 3-4 PL) got on the board. The Crusaders battled, but the Terriers went on a four goal run in the final 10 minutes of the opening half to take a 9-3 lead.

Despite a flash of offense midway through the second half, Holy Cross was unable to thwart the Boston U. offense. A four goal run at the midway point of the second half secured the Terrier win at 16-7.

TALKING POINTS

Juliana Kubler turned aside six of the first shots she faced and made seven saves.

Emma Gill paced the Crusaders with six ground balls, two draw controls, and one caused turnovers.

With four caused turnovers, Audrey Mandaro led the team.

Keely Connors added three points with two goals and one assist. She also tallied four draw controls, pushing her season total to 62.

First Half | HC 3 BU 9

  • BU scored the opening two goals at 27:49 and at 23:59.
  • Keely Connors fired off the Crusaders' first goal at 22:51 on a free position.
  • The Terriers scored to make it 3-1 at 21:07 and again to make it 4-1 at 19:56.
  • Connors added her second at 16:24 to put Holy Cross within two.
  • At 11:29, BU made it 5-2.
  • Kerianne Moran scored at 6:54 and was assisted by Connors to put the Crusaders back within two, 5-3.
  • BU went on a four goal run starting at 6:13 in the half to close the opening half, 9-3.

Second Half | HC 7 BU 16

  • At 28:49 and 28:13 the Terriers added two free position goals.
  • Bryn Carroll scored at 26:54 for the Crusaders first goal of the second half.
  • Holy Cross added a consecutive goal when Maggie Moriarty scored a little over a minute later at 25:10.
  • On a free position, Baker Earl scored to stretch the Crusaders run to three goals at 19:57.
  • At 18:22, BU sent in a 12th goal and a 13th goal at 14:52.
  • The Terriers scored again at 13:44 and 13:23 to make it 15-6.
  • Carroll fired off her second of the night with the shot clock down to three seconds at 11:01.
  • With 2:13 remaining, BU capped off the scoring and secured the game at 16-7.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS

  • Holy Cross had 19 saves to Boston University’s 13.
  • BU had 23 fouls and Holy Cross had 13.
  • The Terriers had 14 caused turnovers to the Crusaders eight.

UP NEXT

Holy Cross will play their final home game of the regular season at Kuzniewski Field on April 21 at 2:05 p.m.

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